Daily Archives: August 3, 2020

Drought-Prone Landscape Turns Green

Farm ponds, revived soils and improved crop varieties lead to a more productive rural Odisha Kalahandi district in Odisha, India, has suffered from repeated droughts and famines for several decades, causing great hardships to the local farmers. A holistic intervention is helping 8,500 farmers in 10 villages boost farm yields […]

Farmer Pabitra Majhi’s farm in Ranibahal village, Kalahandi district, Odisha. Photos: ICRISAT Development Center